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you don't become a crime victim during this holiday shopping season. nbc bay area news. >>> speaking of something for shoppers to think about tonight, new statistics show crime in san francisco is at its highest rate in five years. most of them were property crimes. police say in part because of smartphones. not only are the phones frequently stolen, but phones distract people making them targets. property crimes jumped 33% so far this year compared to last year. police suggest keeping your cell phone in your pocket or purse while you're out. don't walk and talk. stop so you can focus on what's happening around you. we have some more tips. don't buy more than you can easily carry. don't take out your credit card or checkbook until you're ready to use them. have your keys in your hand when you get to your car. >>> a growing number of walmart employees say they just can't survive on the wages the world's largest retailer is paying them. many of the stores employees are protesting. what's up? >> reporter: you can see that protest is still going strong right here. that street actually ju
. that's where the fire started. they don't know what started the fire. there's some utilities in there. they had to get pg and e out here quickly to turn off the gas. there's substantial damage to those two buildings but because they got enough fire crews out here quickly they were able to keep the fire from spreading to any of the other buildings around here and as is typical throughout san francisco these buildings are packeding tightly. everyone is okay here. only a couple of apartments were affected but the red cross is on scene working with the people that live inside those apartments to help find other accommodations tonight. >>> there are two wildfires burning in the wine country today as well. one has burned about 300 acres north of napa. firefighters say they have it about 80% contained tonight. the fire started two days ago and destroyed one out building. there are no reports of injury. the cause is under investigation. >>> then the other fires burning north of sonoma kroirngs much larger, burned 3,500 acres so far in the geyser area. the strong winds is making it tough for f
being on fire is not okay. >> reporter: we don't know much about the victim. we only know that he is 18 years old. earlier today we heard reports that the victim was wearing a kilt. that information is not true. they will not reveal exactly what he was wearing. we'll have more at 6:00. >>> happening now, it's been a wild day in roaner park. our chopper over highway 101 and the new casino there. you see all the cars down below and all the people down below. a big concern was traffic and they were right. traffic on 101 not so bad, but traffic in the parking lot and inside the casino literally overflowing. there were so many people at one point the casino had to close its doors. it's been crowded since 9:00 a.m. >> doors opened at 9:00. by 11:00 a.m., doors closed. too many people. they've been letting small batches of people inside. if you're in the north bay, you know this has been a ten-year project filled with controversy. finally open for business. >> this is so cool. >> it is unbelievable. all the fighting that went on. all the court fights and everything else. >> people ready to gam
at police headquarters. >> i want to solve the problem before i leave. we've got 14 months. we don't have enough police officers. >> that starts by having a conversation and not accusing them of somehow trying to sabotage public safety in the city. >> reporter: the city lost roughly $1.7 million in the recruitment and training of the rookies that left the force in the two akcademies. the bottom line today is finally the city and the police union will sit down at the table. we're live at city hall. >>> a 16-year-old boy will be charged as an adult with assault and aggravated mayhem after he set another teen on fire o a bus. the da added the enhancement of a hate crime. surveillance video shows thomas using a lighter to set an 18-year-old on fire as he slept in the back of a bus earlier this week. his legs were severely burned in the incident and he's currently listed in stable condition. the mother told the oakland tribune that her son often wore a skirt and identified as gender neutral. >>> we have new details tonight in the case of a two week old baby boy taken from a sunnyvale ho
boss a lot of money. >> reporter: we're back here live. you don't want to be the one that is making the tow truck company rich. the california highway patrol urging everybody to slow down at least by five miles per hour. don't be distracted by things like your iphone or phone. >>> we continue our coverage of the storm on our website. just click on the weather tab and select maps and radar. there you can watch the storm on our interactive radar. all this on >>> new at 5:00, one of the most popular professional athletes in the bay area was involved in a serious crash this afternoon. patrick marleau got in a crash. this is on the corner of stockton and west taylor. marleau is okay, but the other driver was taken to a local hospital. the sharks sent out a tweet. former patrick marleau is doing fine and was not injured after he was involved in a car accident in san jose earlier today. >>> we're getting a new look at the wrecked bmw of thomas howard. you can't even recognize the car. it's all mangled up. the chp says howard was, quote, driving beyond reck less when we cras
, they don't seem to know who their patient was. hospital officials say that they will be releasing a statement later today. we're waiting on that. the sheriff also says that there will be sweeping changes here at the hospital. we'll tell you more about that coming up at 6:00. reporting live in san francisco, i'm cheryl herd, nbc bay area news. >>> a possible hate crime. investigators are looking to see if that is what provoked a 16-year-old to set another teenager on fire onboard an ac transit bus back on monday. 18-year-old luke was severely burned when he was set on fire as he slept in the back of the bus. flashman was listed in stable condition today at st. francis memorial hospital. she said her mother -- an oakland high school student using a lighter to set his clothing on fire. >> very shocking. i'm glad we were able to arrest the person and get them off the street. it really, even after a career in law enforcement still find something like that really disturbing. >> meanwhile a fund for his hospital bills is now up to $20,000. oakland police are praising two men onboard that
boarded. >> it's been hard. we have a lot of strong support. you don't know where your husband of 50 -- 56 years is. you don't know if he's safe. >> he has a heart condition and needs his medication. his family says they don't know if he's received it. >> he's a very strong 85-year-old and i know he's doing well, but it can't go on forever. he needs to be home. he needs to be back at home. >> the u.s. state department says the person's identity has not been confirmed and north korea is still not allowing anyone to see the detainee. >>> friends and loved ones are gathering for a candlelight vigil for a teenager shot to death while walking in a park. he was the victim of a drive-by shooting saturday afternoon. he was a student at foothill high school. they were walking near capital park when he was shot. >>> san jose police are investigating a crash that left a 3-year-old boy dead. police say the boy was in a stroller crossing the street with a 14-year-old girl and a 5-year-old girl. the driver was making a left turn with the green light when he hit the children. the boy died at the hospital
of washing my hands and making sure i don't try to spread germs that much until they figure out what's causing it. >> reporter: the early indications are they are dealing with some kind of noro virus. along with sanitizing the dining hall, all of the common areas will go through a 24-hour cleaning using bleach and disinfectant. there have been no other reports of sickness since last night. they think this occurrence is all but over. >>> a child care employee is accused of molesting an elementary schoolgirl on the peninsula. it happened at an elementary school in san mateo. a 20-year-old man was arrested after the investigation revealed he kissed and inappropriately touched a girl. >> we're disturbed and upset and disappointed. however, when it came to our attention, the employee was put on paid administrative leave immediately and the police were called and he's not been on our campuses for two weeks. >> the suspect also worked at another elementary school. police are working to see if there are any other alleged victims. >>> just two weeks after two bart workers were struck and kill
together. try not to do -- some negative things. they don't pay off. just ask god to help us through this. >> obviously a difficult time. the second worker has minor injuries. the driver was arrested for drunk driving. >>> bart workers hit the ballot box today to finalize their new contract. it is expected to be approved. workers showed up throughout the day to vote on the proposal. the new contract would give them a 12.5% raise over the next few years. in walnut creek today, a group of angry bart riders turned in 20,000 signatures called for a statewide ban on transit strikes. >> we certainly would like the unions and management to work it around the bargaining table, but if they fail to do that, the riders should not be held responsible for that failure. >> the ban on transit strikes would lead to oppressive management and unaddressed safety concerns. the voting results will be tonight at 11:00. >>> if you want to walk or bike the bay bridge, get there earlier. it will be open only 7:00 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. the new hours will last until march. another change, the light display on the
's incrediy entertning. >> it's got maps behind it. chris and his crew don't get paid to do any of this. it is clearly a hop hobbyorn out of love. chris says heas nothing but great memories of visiting par with his fily when he w little. and loves thed that he just might ark those memories in others as well. >> sometimes it's about mor than jt making money, it's about reconnecting people to thr history. >> garvin thomas, nbc bay aa news. >>> and he just sparked that memory for the two of us. santa's village. we remember it well. you bay area proud, go to our website, and search bay area proud. to one steep cliff.rescue next the rescue, caught o tape. >>onoring the nt generation of basall giants, how the game makes a difference in young lives. >>> fewinutes ago i believe i heard rob mayeda say t word "rain." >> no, today was a perfe day zlxt not for toda >> we ne rain, but i was out at the ferry building in the city and it was one of tse picture-perfect postcard chamber days. >> it still is outside rig no we're lucking out on the weekend forecast, we d need the rain buwe've
had the "n" word on a dry erase board. >> we don't appreciate it. the school has been dragging their feet on this for quite some time. >> it's ridiculous. i can't believe we're still dealing with kind of stuff. >> reporter: students are also angry the administration was not at their rally and didn't stop the harassment sooner. late this afternoon the university finally addressed the issue. >> this is pretty outrageous. it's sad. in my words, it's disgusting. it's behavior that's shocking to see that still occurs in 2013. >> reporter: a campus known for its diversity, now dealing with open wounds on what prosecutors call hatred, bullying, and tormenting. the vice president told us he was at that rally and at that march along with other vice presidents here on campus. the president by the way is out of state on university business, so he was not able to attend that rally. why did this victim not come forward in the first place to begin with? the prosecutor says he just wanted to get along. >>> now to a developing story that's making headlines around the world. a palo alto man rep
. >> sasha told us which skirt they wanted to wear on the way home and i don't think that changes anything about the way sasha's going to express himself. >> we're just hoping that something good will come out of this. that you know, this kind of intolerance will be, people will realize that you can wear unusual clothing and it doesn't mean that you have a right to attack them. >> now, when i asked sasha's dad what the teenager is looking forward to the most, he said getting back to school and seeing friends. that's something they hope can happen next week. reporting live in oakland, nbc bay area news. >> thanks, jodi. more details now. oakland mayor expressed her support for the teen in a tweet. delighted to hear sasha fleishman is is home from the hospital. wonderful news to help oakland share a happy thanksgiving. >>> tied up with tape over their mouth. that's what three san jose residents endoured for hours while their home was ransacked. tonight, the suspects are still on the run. we have more from san jose and the new developments. >> the home invasion robbery happened in this house.
to keep libraries open and hire more cops. 330 days of sunshine every year. a luxury for travelers who don't like those extended weather delays. because of those 330 clear days in san jose, the airport prides itself in having one of the best on time rates in the nation. everyone is crossing their fingers. >>> from san jose to san francisco, this week twitter is expected to go public with its stock. mayor ed lee showed off with the company has already done with the city. the city lured twitter with the payroll tax break. since then, about 13 companies have followed suit following twitter. economic forecasts say twitter stock offering could make the company worth $13 billion. the mayor is hoping the prosperity will trickle down. >> it means more jobs, investor confidence, support for all levels of business. >> the city says there's more to come. 40 development projects are in the pipeline. >>> the team will stay in oakland for now. all this comes after published reports that said the a's and the giants could be sharing the park in san francisco. we intend to extend our lease in oakland and l
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. others are saying they have to diract customers so they don't see the rats on the streets behind them. the project say it has not received any comaints about the rats. we checked in with the ci's 311 service. it said it has also gotte zero complaints about the rats. an abatement proam is in place. it includes a few dozen r tra. we did sak with some constructio workers here off camera who say they see hundreds of ts. stepping on them. they haven'teeany of the rat traps. it will continue to work with area busesses and t redents who liveere to me sure they clean up garbage every from happening.revent this busess owners he so because this project is expected to coinue for the next four years. > still to come, one man's of the bay area'shistory. iece >>> how thieves ripped off food bankn the south bay area ead of the holiday season. >>> it is the st glamorous nie night of is silicon valley. >>> we are tracking some rainfall just off to th north. we'll have details on how that is going t help toool our numbers down coming up in just a w minutes. >>> okay. you're goingo look inside.
minutes, explosions. from what, i don't know. >> the fire left eight people temporarily homeless. the fire captain says they're trying to figure out what caused the flames and the sounds of those explosions. >>> we have new details this evening on the summer's crash at sfo and asiana airlines. they have released a report on what happens after the crash, which includes what went right and what didn't. nbc bay area sheryl herd got a look at what officials found and joins us from sfo with the latest. >>> well, we found out that the preliminary reports actually found out that the airport did a lot of things right on that fateful day when flight 214 crashed back in july, killing three and injuring 180 others. they also discovered that several things could have been done better. for example, the airport gives ichts high marks amongst first responders. the report cited good coordination between local hospitals and quick action to reopen affected runways, but the report pointed out the lack of a streamlined plan from ems responders that came from two different counties. san francisco and san mateo
don't kno who start it. i don't ow. >> i jus want to say, man, he was a good guy. we all love him. he a good person. if you did it, please, come forward and turn yourself in. >> relatives of the stepson deny he wasdrinking. police have yet to confirm the details. >>> a teenag takes on. still ahead, t complaint s made to the apple o that prompted the tech giant to call r on the phone. >>> also -- >> do you know wha to do when you hear sirensnd see lights, a lot of peopl know but choose not to do. what to dond the county o santa clara is doingo make sureore people doit. >>> the power outage that cleared out the bay area's newest casino. w gamblers are being assured th'll get their money out of those slot machines. >>> good afternoo i'm jeff ranieri in the bay are weather center. a lot of sunine and plenty of blue sky for today ande're even tracking some hotter weather that thursday forecast. we'll lk more about that fog returning and what it's going to for some of the temperatures plus, our chance r weekend rainn just a few minutes. >>> take a look this is one of several videos that ar
perhaps the most powerful storm ever to make landfall. and tonight we don't yet know the full extent of the death and the damage in the philippines. >>> the promise from the president to fix health care after his apology for a promise not kept. >>> an innocent man who spent decades in prison for a murder he didn't commit. now the prosecutor who put him there is facing jail time for keeping evidence a secret. >>> and it's here. the once-far-off notion of space flight for us civilians. now they're taking reservations and window seats are going fast. "nightly news" begins now.
-day forecast soou don't haveo wait anymore. not only for yur cit but all the cities across the bay area. it's got a huge bch of isture all the way o to the we're finding that cloud cover increasing and a few returns offshore 're going to be tonight. very closely for let's take a look right now at th current conditns. you'll notice that cloud cover increasing all throughout the bay. temperatus in the upper50s to about 60. it definite does feel like a storm syem is on the way. ke a look at how gy it is with currently degrees in the east bay. wt you're going tfind here in the south bay, cloud cover ays. mperatures starting off in the mid 50s. and mostly sunnykies.ght near 70 we'll take you across the peninsula. low 60 cloudy here. its going to be on the cler side, but n expecting a huge rainstorm at thi point. san francisco,temperaturs in the low 50s. we hav a chae of showers for you. by afternoon hours, it ill clear out. this is wherehe best at 11:00 p.m. tonight.ll be look at some of the warmt we are down across the triarea with low 70s a mostly sunny skies. it is across the north bay where
. it's a complaint. i don't thinkt's a legitimate complaint. the vallejo apache high hool s never tied to do anything inepresentation of the mascot itself. >> repoter: others disagree and says the mascot haso go. >> it's the oonents that are very disrespectfu as well. they'll saycalp them, things that make theids feel embarssed when they're watching it. they d't want to be, i'm an indian, so maybe they want me to be scalping. >> reporter: he says he derstands the complaint and will consider both sides when h votesn wednesday. oiously timesavehanged and the people that you'r talkin about certainly have the voice and they are being heard. >> reporter: he school board will vote on this matter on wednesday. it is expected to be a packe house. both sides will get a chance to speak their nd before the fina vote i made. nbc bay area news. >>> following up now onhe adventures of batd. turns out t story isn't over yet. it is inspiring people across the country to help grant wishes for other sick children. miles scott captivated people around the world wh his adventures as batkid thanks to the m
the beginning of the detention. we don't have any new information now. we when do, i'll let you know and we'll make a statement. >> reporter: today the state department acknowledged a u.s. citizen had been held in north korea but declined to confirm an identity citing privacy concerns. as for the family, two big questions remain. one, why was he detained in the first place? and is he getting the heart medication he depends on? >>> we have new video of the trail of destruction mother nature left behind. this home video sent to us by someone from lake county. it shows the damage the windy weather did to the rv park. it's made a mess in many bay area communities. this toppled tree on oregon street damaged at least two week vehicles. >> i just got to back end of my car fixed. then that's when i saw the front. it's been a bad month for my truck. >> more than 10,000 customers are still without power in the east bay. in the north bay 2600. south bay and peninsula, just under 100. just how windy was it? >>> it was very gusty out here. santa rosa at 53. these are not the strongest winds we've ever h
. they don't slow down. >> reporter: police say alcohol and drugs were not a factor. 24 pedestrians have been killed by cars in san jose this year. that's the highest number since 2006. police also say there is no a common thread. >> the ones that are occurring at night, we're looking at the lighting in the area, the amount of pedestrian traffic. we can't pinpoint one particular thing. >> reporter: police and the school's principal are both calling for pedestrians and drivers to pay close attention to what they're doing. >> you can make the same decisions a lot of times, but it only has to go wrong once for a family and a community to feel a profound sense of loss. >> reporter: people say it is no secret to them that this is a very dangerous stretch of roadway. that's why they've worked with their city councilman to get a crosswalk that lights up as the kids cross the street. this is a very dark stretch of roadway. no overhead lighting either. >>> this will be a painful thanks giving for many students and teachers. just about an hour from now, they're expecting hundreds of people to honor thi
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